July 2019 Articles

British fintech booms as 2019 set to be a record year for UK investment
British fintech booms as 2019 set to be a record year for UK investment
The UK’s standout fintech sector has once again broken records, hitting a new high of $2.9bn (£2.3bn) in funding in [...]
July 16, 2019
City fintech Curve picks up $55m series B funding round
City fintech Curve picks up $55m series B funding round
London fintech firm Curve has today closed a $55m (£43.9m) series B funding round, led by Gauss Ventures. New investors [...]
July 16, 2019
Revolut 'to appoint Martin Gilbert as chairman in next few weeks'
Revolut 'to appoint Martin Gilbert as chairman in next few weeks'
Revolut is reportedly gearing up to appoint Martin Gilbert as its first ever chairman in a bid to strengthen governance [...]
July 14, 2019
Fintech startup N26 launches in the US
Fintech startup N26 launches in the US
German fintech giant N26 has today launched its services in the US, making it the second major European digital bank [...]
July 11, 2019
London fintech Soldo scoops up $61m in funding
London fintech Soldo scoops up $61m in funding
London-based business banking fintech firm Soldo has today closed a $61m (£48.7m) series B funding round, led by Battery Ventures. [...]
July 8, 2019
Former Goldman Sachs chief Michael Sherwood to join UK fintech Revolut
Former Goldman Sachs chief Michael Sherwood to join UK fintech Revolut
The former boss of Goldman Sachs European operations, Michael Sherwood, is set to join the board of UK fintech company [...]
July 6, 2019
Peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle recovers slightly after share price crash
Peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle recovers slightly after share price crash
Shares in peer-to-peer lender Funding Circle made steps towards recovery today after plummeting as much as 29 per cent yesterday [...]
July 3, 2019
Funding Circle shares dive as it halves revenue growth target
Funding Circle shares dive as it halves revenue growth target
Funding Circle’s shares collapsed today as it slashed revenue growth predictions in half this year, warning that demand for loans [...]
July 2, 2019
Revealed: Starling Bank chief’s stake slides as billionaire backer tightens grip
Revealed: Starling Bank chief’s stake slides as billionaire backer tightens grip
The chief executive of Starling Bank has lost her position as a major shareholder in the British fintech giant, following [...]
July 1, 2019
Ranked: The UK's top 100 startups of 2019
Ranked: The UK's top 100 startups of 2019
Challenger bank Revolut has claimed first place in a list of the UK’s top 100 startups of 2019, it was [...]
July 1, 2019
Revolut launches partnerships with three charities in Pride Month push
Revolut launches partnerships with three charities in Pride Month push
The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Save the Children and ILGA Europe have partnered with digital bank Revolut to [...]
July 1, 2019
Mobile banking to overtake branch use by 2021
Mobile banking to overtake branch use by 2021
Mobile banking is set to overtake branch use in the next two years, as a boom in the fintech sector [...]
July 1, 2019